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Field Drug Reference for Emergency Care Providers

      Pocket-sized therapeutic manuals and drug reference sources have become widely used among emergency care providers, both in the hospital and in out-of-hospital emergency medical services. Because of the wide spectrum of acute illnesses for which prompt and decisive action is often required, the utility of ready accessibility of this information is obvious. This drug reference for providers of emergency medical care is intended to be such a source of quickly accessible information. The target audience is prehospital advanced life support providers, most of whom are emergency medical technicians-paramedics. In addition, the authors assume that base station physicians and advanced life support medical directors will find it useful.
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